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Covid threatens to derail Shell’s oil and gas output in Brunei

Brunei Shell Petroleum has rolled out measures in an attempt to ward off disruptions to oil and gas production in Brunei following a significant number of Covid-19 infections detected at offshore platforms in the Champion field, the country’s biggest source of hydrocarbons. The latest surge in Covid-19 cases is particularly concerning as it marks the […]

Agreement inked to boost downstream industry in Brunei

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/Asia News Network): Brunei Fertilizer Industries Sdn Bhd (BFI) signed a service agreement in a virtual ceremony with Muara Port Company Sdn Bhd (MPC) to undertake logistics, operations and port-handling services for the purpose of exporting granular urea for BFI.

Brunei: Measures rolled out to ward off disruptions to oil and gas production

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sept 7 (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): Measures have been implemented to ensure no disruptions to the production of oil and gas amid worrying number of Covid-19 positive patients in the Champion-7 Cluster.

Shell hit by Covid-19 clusters in Brunei

Brunei’s oil and gas sector has been reporting an increasing number of Covid-19 cases following 22 new infections that were linked to the Shell-operated Champion 7 offshore oilfield cluster.

Economic diversification gathers pace as oil reliance wanes: CSPS

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – Brunei has made “substantial progress” in diversifying its oil-driven economy in recent years, and should continue harnessing its strengths in energy to build an internationally competitive industrial sector, said the Center for Strategic and Policy Studies (CSPS).

Energy-efficient buildings get green light in Brunei

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, July 25 (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): Thirteen government and commercial premises in Temburong District that went through an energy efficiency auditing programme have been given Building Energy Label Certificates.

Gov’t announces new energy efficiency standards for air conditioners

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — Air conditioners that do not meet new energy efficiency standards cannot be imported into Brunei from June 14 next year, the Ministry of Energy announced in a press conference on Tuesday.

Over 1,000 ageing oil wells to close in next 30 years

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — Over 1,000 ageing oil wells and platforms are expected to be dismantled in the next 20 to 30 years, the permanent secretary of energy said on Monday.

Brunei hosts regional virtual meeting

As the 2021 ASEAN Chair, Brunei Darussalam is hosting the 39th Senior Officials Meeting on Energy (SOME) and its associated meetings at the International Convention Centre, which began yesterday via virtual platform and will run until Thursday.

Spotlight on Brunei climate change policy

Izah Azahari About 72 per cent of Brunei is still covered by forests, and about 58 per cent of this is conserved under the Heart of Borneo initiative. Brunei’s peat swamp and lowland